10 April 2014
Last month, Nelson Peltz of Trian Fund Management sent a 37-page letter to PepsiCo's board urging it to spin off, what he described as, its struggling beverage business. Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd looks at the pros and cons of such a monumental undertaking and draws his own conclusions.
22 January 2014
The number of new coffee pod products on the market continues to rise, but environmental concerns threaten to stymie growth. Tom Vierhile from Datamonitor surveys the situation.
17 January 2014
As we welcome in the New Year, we invite Euromonitor to cast its eye over what 2014 holds for the drinks industry. In the first part of this month's management briefing, the global market research and analysis provider looks at the bottled water category.
26 November 2013
Returning from Mexico, Tom Vierhile from Datamonitor shares his thoughts on what plastic packaging has to offer, going forward.
5 November 2013
Following recent reports that PepsiCo is planning to launch a premium water brand in the US, Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd takes a look at what arch rival Coca-Cola Co is up to in the country’s bottled water market.
13 September 2013
Nestle Waters' Nestea Liquid Water Enhancers
13 August 2013
As SPI Group looks to weather a boycott of Stolichnaya in the US, Chris Mercer considers what steps a drinks company should take if - or when - a crisis hits.
9 August 2013
Nestlé Waters has posted a rise in first-half sales but operating profits remained flat despite emerging market growth.
5 August 2013
The US arm of Nestlé Waters has lined up a Perrier consumer competition that expands on its tie-up with The Andy Warhol Foundation to coincide with what would have been the artist's 85th birthday.
19 July 2013
The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:
15 July 2013
The French division of Nestlé Waters has confirmed its latest bottled water divestment, with the sale of Val St Lambert to the Société des Eaux Minérales d’Ogeu (SEMO).
10 July 2013
Nestlé Waters has opened a US$53m factory in South Korea though its joint venture in the country, Pulmuone Waters.
9 July 2013
Belgian group Spadel has lined up the purchase of Eaux Minérales de Ribeauvillé (EMR), which produces the Carola bottled water brand, from Nestlé Waters France.
19 June 2013
This month's management briefing continues with our look at environmental sustainability in the drinks industry. Following his look at the brewing sector earlier this year, Ben Cooper turns his attention to the soft drinks & bottled water category.
19 June 2013
The third part of this month's management briefing sees Ben Cooper look at the part played by recycling in the soft drink and bottled water sector.
19 June 2013
In the final part of this month's management briefing, which looks at environmental sustainability in the soft drinks and bottled water sector, Ben Cooper considers the importance of connecting with consumers to earn one's green wings.
13 May 2013
Last week, Ivan Menezes was confirmed as Paul Walsh's successor as Diageo CEO. The 53 year-old, currently the group's chief operating officer, will replace Walsh in the top job on 1 July. Here just-drinks takes a look at India-born Menezes' career to date:
3 May 2013
The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:
1 May 2013
Nestlé Waters has received “expressions of interest” in the three French regional mineral water brands that make up its Société Française des Eaux Régionales (SFER) unit.
26 March 2013
This month, Tom Vierhile at Datamonitor introduces us to the concept of "bottled water-plus". Could this be the saviour for the carbonated soft drink industry?
5 February 2013
Nestlé Waters has lined up an Andy Warhol design for Perrier, to commemorate the water brand's 150th anniversary.
15 January 2013
Ice River Springs Water is to buy the assets of Nestle Waters-owned Arrowhead Water for US$1.65m.
21 December 2012
The third in our five-part review of 2012 sees Ben Cooper consider how the last 12 months have treated the bottled water category.
21 December 2012
Nestle Waters North America (NWNA) has been named exclusive bottled water supplier for Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins restaurants in the US.
18 December 2012
Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA) has defended itself against a lawsuit, saying allegations its large-sized bottles contain filtered tap water are unfounded.
22 November 2012
In this month's Datamonitor round-up of new product development, Tom Vierhile turns his attention to the soft drinks launches in recent weeks.
19 November 2012
A coming “wave of consolidations” in China's domestic soft drinks industry, sparked by PepsiCo's Tingyi alliance, will allow smaller international firms to gain a foothold in the country, a new study suggests.
16 November 2012
Nestle Canada's current boss is set to return to Nestle Waters North America (NWNA) to take the role of president & CEO.
29 October 2012
PepsiCo has closed its head offices in Purchase, New York, in preparation for Hurricane Sandy.
19 October 2012
Nestle has posted continued growth for its water division in the year so far, with all regions delivering positive numbers for Nestle Waters.